"It was a pleasure to work on a contemporary Jewish Musical such as THE ROLE MODEL. The music is great and the kids are learning about Jewish history in a fun, creative way. There is such a need for this type of theater and I am delighted to have discovered Cara Freedman's work!"
-- Sasha NanusDirector of New York Jewish Teen Theater, Jewish Community Center on the Upper West Side, New York
"We have produced The Role Model, The Tower, Happily Ever Now and A Higher Ground. Cara Freedman's shows are some of the best teaching vehicles I know. The music is terrific and the kids love performing the shows. No one really realizes how much they have learned until the shows are over. From working on Cara's Shows as their entry to involvement at Temple, many adults have gone on to sit on or chair other Beth Am committees and projects. What an impact!"
-- Cantor Kay GreenwaldCongregation Beth Am, Palo Alto California
About Cara Freedman
Cara Freedman is an award-winning playwright, director, producer, and composer of numerous full-scale Jewish rock musicals
. Her innovative theater programs in San Diego have trained thousands of young actors and actresses over the past thirty years.
Cara's shows have been produced in major theaters, synagogues, summer camps, religious schools, Jewish and secular high schools, community centers, and drama clubs across the continent.
A recipient of the Telly Award for her music video production in THE ROLE MODEL
, Cara and her work have been featured on local and national television stations, radio programs, and in magazines. Her mini-musical, A SIGN UPON YOUR HAND
, received special accolades on the national CBS show, 48 Hours.
Cara spends her summers in Southern California surrounded by happy campers at the La Jolla Jewish Community Center's Camp Jaycee.
Cara is the very proud mother of triplets: Evan, Alexa, and Jordan. She lives in San Diego, California with her fiance' James Doyle.